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Woody Harrelson bought a Baltimore hotel. What other struggling businesses can we pawn off on celebrities?

March 11, 2014
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Woody Harrelson bought a Baltimore hotel. What other struggling businesses can we pawn off on celebrities?

To bring the True Detective news cycle to a close, actor Woody Harrelson bought a stake in the Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point. The story was first reported by the Baltimore Business Journal. As the BBJ notes, the 12-suite hotel had been foreclosed upon last June and purchased...
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Goodbye Mr. Chips

September 23, 2009
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Goodbye Mr. Chips

| Image by Mel Guapo For pleading guilty to selling guns without a license-including over the counter of the Utz potato-chip stand at Baltimore’s Lexington Market-U.S. District Court judge Richard Bennett sentenced 53-year-old Michael Papantonakis yesterday to 15 months in prison and three years’ probation. City Paper covered the story as it developed in...
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Lexington Market Utz vendor held in gun case

April 9, 2009
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The owner of the Lexington Market Utz stand charged with illegal gun sales was denied release Thursday in Baltimore’s U.S. District Court. Michael Papantonakis was represented by public defender Joseph Evans, who presented his client as a gun collector who made a few sales to a longtime family friend, and an associate of that...
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